Sermons on Matthew 9:18-26

Trinity 24 – We shall be whole

She said within herself, “If I only touch his garment, I shall be whole.” St Matthew 9:21 We come here today for different reasons, or some combination of reasons. This morning the parents and family of Jesse Ezra have brought him here to be baptized.  He was given a gift, which the liturgy describes as “that which by nature he cannot have.”   We believe he has just been made a member of Christ, a child of God, and an…

Trinity 24 – Touching Jesus

Intro Trinity 24 and the Sunday before Advent form the conclusion of the 3 series of 7 Sunday’s that form the central part of Trinity Season.  The subject of Trinity season has been the ascent of the church and of the soul to the heights of heaven.  We have seen the soul in bondage to the earth and the passions that rage within us, we have seen it being enlightened by the gifts and graces…